Further details have been announced of the musical theatre stars lined up to launch London’s new entertainment concept Live At Zédel.
Artistic director in residence, American singer-songwriter Scott Alan, has added a number of acts to the autumn line-up alongside previously announced stars including Rachel Tucker, Shoshana Bean, Matt Cardle and Maria Friedman.
Actress Evelyn Hoskins (Carrie), actress-turned-singer Twinnie Lee Moore, Union J’s Jaymi Hensley, Grammy-nominated jazz singer Jane Monheit and Jamie Lambert from Britain’s Got Talent winning group Collabro are among the stars due to take centrestage at the Soho venue.
The schedule will feature a Christmas special from veteran stage and screen star Anne Reid and solo shows from Caroline Sheen (Mary Poppins UK tour) and Emma Hatton (currently starring as Elphaba in the West End’s Wicked).
Other new additions include Natasha Barnes, fresh from her stint in the spotlight in Funny Girl; The Book of Mormon’s Alexia Khadime, West End favourite Anna-Jane Casey (Sweet Charity) and stage performer Sophie Evans (The Wizard of Oz).
Five West End leading ladies, Evita’s Madalena Alberto, Les Miserables’ Sabrina Aloueche, In The Heights’ Emma Kingston, Show Boat’s Sandra Marvin and Cats’ Sophia Ragavelas will join forces for the Zédel Follies.
Launching next month and utilising the distinctively different Brasserie Zédel and Crazy Coqs spaces within the Zédel building in the heart of Soho, the programme will feature music, theatre, comedy and literary events.
Produced in partnership with United Agents, Live At Zédel aims to offer a diverse mixture of new and emerging talent and multi-discipline and genre-busting live entertainment.